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1961 - 2018
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Obituary for Douglas Choate

Douglas Denver (Doug, Steppy, Gramps) Choate, age 56, of Kingston passed away Saturday, January 20, 2018 at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center in Knoxville. He was born July 2, 1961 in Cincinnati, Ohio, moving to Roane County as a child. He graduated from Midway High School and was employed by Broadway Electrical Service in Knoxville as a Warehouse Manager. He took great pride in his work, always going above and beyond job description, to make sure things ran smoothly for everyone. He was an avid Star Wars fan and loved watching movies with his grandchildren. He was a professional photographer with several published photos which were always titled, ‘A Moment in Time Photos by Doug’. He also enjoyed fishing and watching college football. Doug was very devoted to his wife of 19 years, Kelly and always told her it was pure destiny for them to be together. They never left each other without saying, “I Love You” and Doug would always in turn say, “I Love You More.” Preceded in death by his parents, Denver and Velma Hines Choate.


Loving Wife of 19 years
Kelly Choate of Kingston

Linda Marie Choate of Bolder, CO

David Anthony Choate & wife, Jessica of Harriman

Michelle Valcourt of Richmond, VA
Daniel Sheldon & wife, Whitney of Coalfield
Joshua Sheldon & wife, Cindy of Knoxville
Robin Sheldon & wife, Brittany of Kingston
Jeremiah (J.J.) Sheldon & wife, Heather of Oliver Springs

Eyan, Hailey, Gage, Kinsley, Emily, Andrew, Isaiah, Brooklyn,
Paisley, Sailor, Gavin, Gracelynn, Ally, Kaylee and Morgan

Tim Choate & wife, Teresa of Tellico Plains
Garry Choate & wife, Crystal of Fishersville, VA
Greg Choate of Ten Mile

Lorraine Choate of Ten Mile
Kim Eldridge & husband, Jason of Homestead, FL

Janet Choate of Atlanta, GA

Several nieces, nephews, extended family members and a host of friends
His baby was his dog, a boxer, named Layla.

The family will receive friends 7:00 – 8:00 pm, Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at Fraker Funeral Home. A Celebration of Life may be held at a later date. Online register book can be signed at . Fraker Funeral Home of Kingston is in charge of all the arrangements.

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